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Coronavirus: 600,000 of Moderna vaccine to “arrive in Spain in six weeks” – Illa

Written by on January 8, 2021

600,000 doses of the Moderna covid-19 vaccine are due to arrive in Spain in the coming six weeks, it was announced yesterday.

Health Minister Salvado Illa said that the order – purchased as part of a European wide purchase – will start to be distributed as soon as possible.

The news came as Spain passed another grim milestone, as the 2 millionth case of the coronavirus was detected in the country.

Spain became the fourth Western European country to pass 2 million cases, with 42,360 cases since Tuesday, bringing the total to 2,024,904. The death toll rose by 245 to 51,675.